Library Automation

Lamar State College Orange Live on Koha with ByWater Support

ByWater Solutions, America’s forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced that the Ron E. Lewis Library at Lamar State College Orange is now live on Koha ILS with ByWater Support. ByWater Solutions completed the migration of over 63,000 bib records and over 69,000 item records.

The customized OPAC can be viewed here:

Samantha Smith, Director of Library Services at Lamar State College Orange, recently commented on the migration:

“We knew our migration would be a tricky one, however ByWater Solutions had it covered. They provided step by step instructions for our team and were very organized and thorough during the migration process. We are looking forward to being part of the Koha community and are thankful we have ByWater on hand to support us.”

Lamar State College Orange

"For more than 50 years, Lamar State College Orange has served a variety of diverse students across multiple disciplines. Throughout that time, much has changed in the way of instructional methods and programs. What has not changed is Lamar State College Orange’s commitment to providing a first-class education that prepares students for a four-year degree and the workplace."

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About ByWater Solutions

ByWater Solutions is a full service, high-quality Open Source support and implementation company dedicated to providing libraries with a lower cost, more advanced level of support for their systems than a traditional proprietary solution can offer. ByWater Solutions has a proven track record in the first-rate implementation and support services with library systems of all sizes for the Koha ILS, Aspen Discovery, Folio LSP, Coral ERM, and Libki PC Management.

Our highly ranked, comprehensive support is what sets our company apart from any other vendor in the industry. Partnering with ByWater Solutions not only lowers the cost of implementation and maintenance of OSS but more importantly empowers libraries by giving them the flexibility and freedom they deserve. For more information please visit

About Koha

Koha is the first open-source Integrated Library System (ILS). In use worldwide, its development is steered by a growing community of libraries collaborating to achieve their technology goals. Koha’s impressive feature set continues to evolve and expand to meet the needs of its user base. It includes modules for circulation, cataloging, acquisitions, serials, reserves, patron management, branch relationships, and more.

Koha’s OPAC, circulation, management, and self-checkout interfaces are all based on standards-compliant World Wide Web technologies, HTML5, CSS, and Javascript, making Koha a truly platform-independent solution. Koha is distributed under the open-source General Public License (GPL). For more information about Koha, please visit

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Elise Aiello
Partner Engagement Specialist
ByWater Solutions

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